December 2013 You never get a second chance at a first impression, so businesses seeking to launch successful mobile applications must invest in improving usability right out the gate. Whether launching a customer-facing mobile app or deploying the latest mobile employee productivity tool, efforts are all for naught if users can’t—or won’t—actually use the application. … Continued

December 11, 2013 Earlier this month, the city of Surrey announced the start of the Innovation Boulevard and Health Tech Connexx (HTC), an incubator that will provide lab spaces and services to those in the tech industry seeking solutions for real-world problems. The first company to join this innovative collective is Vancouver-based Conquer Mobile, best … Continued

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – Dec. 12, 2013 – The top global wireless and mobile experts will descend on Vancouver for the 3rd Annual Wavefront Wireless Summits, taking place February 4-6, 2014. Hosted by Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, the internationally renowned Summits focus on strategic business transformation enabled by wireless & mobility solutions. … Continued

It’s not too late to get early-bird pricing for the Wireless Summits, hosted by Wavefront, who posits it as the “wireless event of the year” in Canada. The third annual Wavefront Wireless Summits, slated for February 4 to 6 in Vancouver, is a technology leadership conference focused on strategic business transformation enabled by wireless and … Continued

Bringing together two leading sensor technologies to offer accurate and accessible vital signs monitoring at a fraction of the cost of current market solutions. VANCOUVER, B.C., GLASTONBURY CT — LionsGate Technologies Inc. (LGTmedical) and Xhale Assurance Inc. today announce the signing of an agreement that will see the two companies co-develop a first-of-its-kind multi-parameter sensor … Continued

Calgary and Waterloo Region (December 5, 2013) – The 6th annual Canada 3.0 conference will be held May 26th – 28th, 2014 at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre in Calgary, Alberta.  TRTech and the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) will co-host the conference, which is being held in Western Canada for the first time. Canada 3.0 was founded … Continued

The following guest post was originally published by CDMN hub Wavefront and is published here with permission. Hootsuite — Mobile Version of Online Dashboard HootSuite is a social media management system for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute campaigns across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. In 2010, HootSuite was faced with large customer demand … Continued

Conquer Mobile Will Join City of Surrey’s Innovation Boulevard as the First Member of the Health Tech Connexx Incubator. Conquer Mobile will be Focused on Virtual Reality (VR) Simulation Solutions for Medical Education. Vancouver, BC – December 4, 2013 – Conquer Mobile, a mobile solutions specialist, announced that the company will be the first member … Continued

Deadline: Friday, January 17th at 5:00pm Discovery Parks and the City of Vancouver invite early-stage technology-based companies to apply to win free workspace at the Discovery Parks Vancouver facility for one year beginning May 1, 2014. Generator Open House: Tuesday, December 17th  – 1pm-4pm. Come visit Discovery Parks Vancouver, see the Generator space, meet the team, and have your questions answered. Continued

Concierge Service to help SMEs access available government programs in one-stop shop December 02, 2013 — Ottawa, Ontario Minister of State for Science and Technology Greg Rickford and NRC President John McDougall watch a demonstration of an innovative technology developed by NRC-IRAP client Cognivue. The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology), along … Continued